Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
28 February 2013 06:38 PM
Citizens will vote in a referendum on Sunday to decide if enterprises should operate with a more egalitarian mindset
24 February 2013 12:00 AM
Fifty years after 5,000 miles of Britain’s rail network were axed as part of the Beeching cuts, we ask: how has the country moved on?
24 February 2013 12:00 AM
Hopes of a stable coalition emerging after today's vote have been upset by emergence of the comic turned would-be leader
23 February 2013 12:00 AM
Survivors of epidemic, which has killed 8,000 people, condemn ‘immoral’ decision to claim immunity
22 February 2013 06:38 PM
When the United States and European countries began trading with Japan in the late 1850s, they forced the Japanese authorities to grant their nationals immunity from prosecution in the Japanese courts.
22 February 2013 12:00 AM
Honest, inexperienced politicians may not be the answer for a nation on the edge of economic disaster. Plus, the rise of Japan's concrete jungle
19 February 2013 08:09 PM
The raid, which it is thought to have involved up to eight men, took place on the tarmac at Brussels international airport
15 February 2013 07:41 PM
The Ghanaian could become the first black pope – but his ideology is all too familiar
12 February 2013 12:00 AM
The decision was taken with meticulous care, but there is no reason to believe it was not taken alone, or at most with the knowledge of a tiny handful.
Art review - Ice Age Art: Arrival of the Modern Mind - From the depths of the Ice Age, the Lion Man roars still
10 February 2013 12:00 AM
Don't forget your glasses at the British Museum's new exhibition: most of the pieces in Ice Age Art would fit on a reindeer rib. Whatever this work was for, it was not intended to be displayed in a museum.
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- 4 Be more professional! GCHQ staff rapped as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reveals messages that he says point to 'fit up'
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